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Surely presents at the Protect Association Meeting

Surely presents at the Protect Association Meeting

Surely presented on 3rd of March to the Protect Association, at a meeting held at the Hilton Euston Hotel in London. The meeting was well attended and covered a broad range of topics, from Add On products to innovation and insights into the evolving regulatory landscape. Larry Shapiro,...
Surely presents at Fintech Connect Live

Surely presents at Fintech Connect Live

FinTech Connect Live, Europe’s most exciting, full eco-system fintech event, was back again this year on December 6-7th 2016 at London Excel – bigger, better and busier than before! Two new conferences, InsurTech Live and PayTech Live, were also introduced this year. Our CEO, Larry...
Surely presents at SpeedTech event on Robotics

Surely presents at SpeedTech event on Robotics

InsTech London held their latest event on 24th October at The Steelyard near Cannon Street, with over 300 InsTech’ers packing the venue to hear 7 companies speak at the “SpeedTech 2: Robotics” event. Hosted by the London Market Innovation Exchange, the evening’s purpose was to...
Surely features in QBE’s Disruption Marketplace

Surely features in QBE’s Disruption Marketplace

We were delighted to be selected to participate in QBE’s Disruption Marketplace event, as part of their international Leadership Forum. Held at the Tate Modern on 20th October 2016, the event featured a number of leading InsureTech companies and international consultancies, all showcasing their innovation in the...
Surely is “one to watch” on the InsurTech landscape

Surely is “one to watch” on the InsurTech landscape

We were delighted to be recognised as “one to watch” in the InsurTech landscape, in a recent article by Forrest Brown. They charted the tech landscape of the UK, celebrating the disruptive tech sectors in the UK and highlighting some of the “key movers and shakers”. Their...
ACORD Innovation Forum in London

ACORD Innovation Forum in London

There was excellent attendance at the ACORD Innovation Forum in London on the 5th of May, where Larry joined Puneet Bharal from ACORD in presenting on “Artificial Intelligence in Insurance”. Larry and Puneet have recently co-authored a discussion paper on this subject (AI: Automated Advisory...
Surely to talk at NewFinance FinTech Open Mic Night in March

Surely to talk at NewFinance FinTech Open Mic Night in March

Our CEO, Larry Shapiro, will be speaking at the monthly NewFinance FinTech Open Mic Night series in London, on 23rd March. These sessions provide an opportunity for participants to hear about what’s going on in the London and international FinTech scenes. Larry will be talking...
Eagerly-anticipated FAMR review published

Eagerly-anticipated FAMR review published

The final report from the Financial Advice Market Review (FAMR) was published by the FCA and HM Treasury on 14 March 2016. The aim of the review was to explore how the market could better deliver affordable and accessible financial advice and guidance to everyone. One key area covered was the...
Surely selected to take part in Startupbootcamp’s InsurTech Lounge

Surely selected to take part in Startupbootcamp’s InsurTech Lounge

Surely is delighted to have been selected to participate in Startupbootcamp’s InsurTech Lounge on 18th March in London, as one of the eight startups chosen. Hosted by ACORD, this day event provides an opportunity for Surely to have one-to-one’s with 14 major global brands, who collectively provide access...
AI: Automated Advisory in the Insurance Industry

AI: Automated Advisory in the Insurance Industry

Insurance is an industry that relies on trust, but insurance is often a grudge purchase. Consumer distrust, allied with outdated and frustrating sales and servicing journeys, have led to the rise of price comparison websites, which further exacerbate the focus on premium rather than service...
Surely to exhibit at InsTech “Show and Tell” event

Surely to exhibit at InsTech “Show and Tell” event

While 2015 was the year of 5 minute stand-up pitches, InsTech London have planned something new for their next meetup in 2016. Thus on 24 Feb InsTech London will host a ‘show and tell’ event at the WeWorks space in Moorgate. Much like Freshers’ Fair...
Surely “In the Spotlight”

Surely “In the Spotlight”

Surely was today featured in Speedie Consulting’s “In the Spotlight” blog post. The article features our CEO, Larry Shapiro, explaining the range of benefits that our Quote and Buy platform offers to insurers, brokers and distributors alike in the insurance industry – as well as the...
The Personal Information Economy 2015

The Personal Information Economy 2015

The Personal Information Economy conference was back in London on 8th Dec 2015 (after the inaugural PIE conference was held in 2014, which we enjoyed attending). The themes of this year’s conference were “Growth Through Trust” and “The rise of Me2B commerce”. Our CEO, Larry Shapiro, was delighted to...
Surely speaks at InsTech London Meetup

Surely speaks at InsTech London Meetup

Our CEO, Larry Shapiro, spoke at the InsTech London Meetup on Tue 17th November, hosted by Swiss Re at the Gherkin. Further information about the InsTech group, the meeting and the speaker lineup can be found in the attached links. We are grateful to organisers Robin Merttens and Paolo Cuomo for arranging what...
Insurance tech startups in short supply (but we’re one of them!)

Insurance tech startups in short supply (but we’re one of them!)

We enjoyed the article today in City AM, by Rob Moffat of Balderton Capital , in which he noted that while fintech is booming, there is a distinct shortage of insurance startups in Europe. http://www.cityam.com/224621/fintech-booming-where-are-insurance-tech-startups-startups We look forward to Rob referencing Surely as one of these...